Project Accountant

Job type:
on-site
Start date:
ASAP
Duration:
3-6 months
From:
Stanton House
Location:
London
Published at:
07/23/2021
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
Project ID:
2169236

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As the Project Accountant you will have a strong technical skill-set (strong IFRS and UK GAAP - FRS 102 knowledge) and will play a pivotal role in partnering with business stakeholders to deliver project objectives.

This role will suit an experienced qualified Accountant with strong project management and implementation experience as well as advanced Excel skills.

In order to succeed in the role;

  • Qualified accountant with 3+ years PQE
  • Strong project management and implementation experience.
  • Experience working in large, multinational businesses
  • Ability to cope in a busy and demanding work environment with regular & conflicting deadlines
  • Strong working knowledge of new UK GAAP and IFRS - ability to understand and interpret accounting treatments for new transactions or policy changes
  • A mind-set focused and aligned on achieving process improvement - experience of undertaking formal and informal financial process reviews is essential
  • Strong prioritisation and project management skills -able to manage multiple work-streams, to tight deadlines with numerous different sources of input
  • Experience of accounts consolidation for a medium or large group including eliminations, adjustments, disclosures etc

Responsibilities shall include but not be limited to:

  • Design and implementation of new UK management accounting and group reporting processes
  • Review and improvement of the UK group's creative tax credit process from a statutory accounts and audit perspective
  • Aiding the improvement of the UK group's management information process
  • Timely preparation of audit requests
  • Preparation of statutory accounts as and when business activity requires
  • Preparation of group reporting financials as and when business activities require
  • Maintaining close working relationships and liaising frequently with UK head office and subsidiary finance teams in order to ensure compliance with reporting requirements, understand UK group wide financial results and assist with reporting and technical queries.
  • Other ad hoc reporting, technical accounting and analysis requirements, regular liaison with all aspect of finance (treasury, tax, analysts, management accounts and commercial finance) to understand processes and the UK business model, review and design current/new processes, test and onboard said new processes.

If you meet the above-mentioned criteria, please apply below. Unfortunately, we shall not be able to respond to all unsuccessful applicants.